A Nigerian chef, Adeyeye Adeola (aka Chef Deo) has joined the race to displace Hilda Baci and set a new Guinness World Record for the longest cooking marathon (individual).
The Ondo-based lady, Adeola’s cook-a-thon began on Friday, June 30, 2023, and is scheduled to conclude on Thursday, July 6, 2023. Nigerians have been streaming her live video session to see how far she can go.
Hilda Baci who only recently got her plaque from the Guinness World Record had earlier been challenged by another chef, Adeparusi Damilola who cooked for 120 hours, although she didn’t notify the record body before embarking on the journey.
Despite the controversy trailing her mission, the Ondo State chef remains determined to break the record, as she claims to have been preparing intensely for the cook-a-thon.
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Some reactions are shown below:
sbn_michael said, “Imagine if someone takes your spotlight after just one month of victory, how will you feel? This is bad in all angles Y’all try to put yourself in other peoples shoes 1 know the sky is big enough but HABA . No be one of us suppose dey do this thing. Na even other African countries suppose dey rush to do all this things (not you and chef dammy) Even if na one year y’all should allow Hilda enjoy what she suffered for, I mean Hilda spent millions of naira and sweat for that. Tahhh. 70% of Yoruba people always feel so competitive.”
chicluxuryhairs said, “All of you didn’t know you could cook for 150 hours until Hilda open una eyes! Tufia una no fit allow the girl enjoy her recognition for 1year. This is crazy!”
glammycollectionz_ said, “Use me as wahala no dey Finish Button.”
dababee said, “If Hilda no embark on this COOKATHON stuff how many of una for come out? Yen yen yen 150 hours cookathon no be only 150 hours u for cook for one full vear mk we knw sav u serious al Mumu wey dey worry una.”
thaderaa said, “Nigerians Wetin de play????? Indian Chef Lata London held this record since September 2019 and not one Indian has come out since then!
Hilda hasn’t even dropped cup, everyone has taken it as a competition. It’s so sad. Allow the girl breathe and enjoy her time! Jeez!!! If you were so creative, you should’ve done yours before hers. She even copied her outfit, video style, etc! Just so sad.”